May 1


FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 

CLEVELAND (May 1, 2020) – The Greater Cleveland Partnership (GCP) announced today that Marty McGann has been promoted to Executive Vice President, Advocacy & Strategic Initiatives.

“Marty’s advocacy leadership over the past decade for GCP has resulted in him shaping key initiatives in our community and

within GCP’s ForwardCLE strategy,” said Joe Roman, President & CEO of the Greater Cleveland Partnership.  “His new EVP position is further evidence of the role he plays for the business community in our region and I am certain he will continue to make a significant impact as he takes on additional responsibilities.”

McGann has been with the organization since 2011 joining as Vice President, Government Advocacy and taking on leadership for the overall department as Senior Vice President in 2014.  In this new role, he will continue to manage the organization’s advocacy strategy including the development and management of GCP's government priorities, objectives, and programs; serve as chief lobbyist for GCP and its member companies; and engage and educate political leaders at all levels of government on GCP and GCP member companies’ priority issues. Marty also co-leads GCP’s internal efforts to enhance diversity and inclusion across its operation. 

His promotion recognizes the role of advocacy as a key pillar for GCP and its importance within the comprehensive strategic plan already underway. Marty’s continued leadership of strategic efforts like government reform, the creation of a regional innovation agenda, and strengthening partnerships are central to GCP’s efforts to position our region for economic success. 

"I am fortunate to be a member of the GCP team and am proud of what we have been able to accomplish and continue to advance especially with our members and partner organizations.  Collectively, GCP is well-positioned to help our region recover from the current crisis and thrive,” said McGann.

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The Greater Cleveland Partnership mobilizes private-sector leadership, expertise and resources to create attractive business conditions that create jobs, grow investment and improve the economic prosperity of the region.